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Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape


Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

Wineglass Bay track upgrade complete


One of Tasmania's most iconic tourism experiences, the walk to Wineglass Bay from the lookout to the beach, has now re-opened after a $500,000 upgrade initiated through the Government's Tourism Infrastructure in Parks fund.

Tourism opportunity for Tasman Island


Tourists could soon enjoy the beautiful Tasman National Park from the air, as a change to the management plan could open it up for sensitive and appropriate aircraft access.More

Central Plateau lodge to be demolished


Tenders are being called for the demolition of Bernacchi Lodge at Lake Augusta on Tasmania’s Central Plateau.

The Parks and Wildlife Service Acting Northern Region Manager, Stan Matuszek, said that recent expressions of interest processes failed to secure an interested party taking on the site.

“The site is no longer required by the Tasmanian Government and having exhausted all practical options for the building’s future, a decision has been made to demolish the building and rehabilitate the site,” he said.

Bernacchi Lodge was built by the Commonwealth Government in 1981 as an acclimatisation and training centre for the Australian Antarctic Division. It originally provided hostel style accommodation for 60 people and has been vacant since 2000.

Tender documents are available by contacting Keith Ryan, Project Manager, phone 6336 5297, email keith.ryan@parks.tas.gov.au and  close on Wednesday 11 December 2013.

More information is available at www.tenders.tas.gov.au